- 'The Music Man' revival with Hugh Jackman has rescheduled to premiere in 2021.
Hugh Jackman’s Broadway comeback of The Music Man will be rescheduling its preview performances and the opening night until April 7, 2021, and May 20, respectively, according to an announcement by producers Scott Rudin, Barry Diller, and David Geffen.
Broadway has been shut down since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue to remain closed until Labor Day.
Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker’s Plaza Suite was also postponed due to the shutdowns as well as Birthday Candles, Caroline, or Change, Flying Over Sunset, How I Learned to Drive, and MJ. But shows Beetlejuice, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, and Frozen have been completely closed and will not return when Broadway resumes.
Jackman is set to star in The Music Man as con-man Professor Harold Hill, who travels to River City and convinces local musicians to buy uniforms and instruments from him in order to start a band. Sutton Foster will play River City librarian Marian Paroo who catches on to his plan becomes Hill’s love interest, and Hill is forced to choose between love or money.